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Category Archives: Red Wines

Vieux Chateau du Roi

Written on July 25, 2016 at 6:46 pm, by

Full-bodied, yet soft and quick to mature, this is the perennially popular French red wine blend that continues to keep them coming back with its smooth, easy charms. A Winexpert specialty blending a host of grape varieties, each contributing to the layers of aroma and flavours that make this so special. Complex and full of  Continue Reading »

Valroza (Valpolicella)

Written on July 25, 2016 at 6:45 pm, by

Italian style wine with a delicate bouquet and a rich texture. Ruby red colour. Fragrant and fruity. The addition of oak enhances its aroma. Medium Oak, Light to Medium Body, Dry

South African Pinotage

Written on July 25, 2016 at 6:45 pm, by

Delicate and balanced like a Pinot Noir, with the hardiness and robust colour of Cinsault. Deep intense ruby colour with purple highlights. Layered aromas of raspberry, spices, red cherry, and fruitcake give way to rich complexity of flavours including raspberry, vanilla, plums, coffee. Medium Oak, Medium Body, Dry

Sangiovese

Written on July 25, 2016 at 6:44 pm, by

The pride of Italy’s Tuscany region, this blend is famous for its full, dry character and elegant flavours of cherries and blackberries. Sturdy and robust, with tangy undertones and a slight spiciness. Ageing uncovers its complex depth of flavour. Medium Oak, Medium Body, Dry

Pinot Noir

Written on July 25, 2016 at 6:43 pm, by

The varietal responsible for classic red burgundy. The scent, flavour, body and texture of Pinot Noir is profound. Supple, spicy fruit flavours are a delight to the palate. Medium Oak, Medium Body, Dry

New Zealand Pinot Noir

Written on July 25, 2016 at 6:42 pm, by

New Zealand’s finest. A delicate wine with aromas of violet and luscious red fruit characteristics of cherry, strawberry and raspberry. Silky tannins grip your palate and end with a velvet, smooth finish. An elusive aftertaste of spice & toasty vanilla makes you long for more. Medium Oak, Medium Body, Dry

Nebbiolo

Written on July 25, 2016 at 6:41 pm, by

Large and robust, this style is the one that lovers of big wines are looking for. Made famous in Italy’s Piedmont region – highly regarded for its finest wines – this Barolo is rich in flavour and deep in colour, with a rounded oak aroma that lingers on the finish. Not surprisingly, Barolo is a  Continue Reading »

Luna Rossa

Written on July 25, 2016 at 6:41 pm, by

Bold, robust and intense: Winexpert’s ‘Big Red’ is the largest, most full-bodied red wine ever released! A dark, inviting colour and rich, bold oak-enchanced aromas suggest at what is to come: an abundance of mouth-filling, chewy berry flavours. Luna Rossa is complex, with rich layers of fruit and solid supporting tannins, capped by a long  Continue Reading »

Italian Montepulciano

Written on July 25, 2016 at 6:38 pm, by

Montepulciano is a vigorous red grape variety widely planted over much of east-central Italy, capable of creating deeply coloured, rich red wines with blackberry fruit flavours and spicy, peppery tannin levels. Montepulciano generally produces wines that are smooth and mellow yet robust and mouth filling, with dependably high alcohol content. Superb with veal and pasta  Continue Reading »

Italian Brunello with skins

Written on July 25, 2016 at 6:37 pm, by

Winexpert’s Selection Italian Brunello Style with Grape Skins is a dark-cherry colour with highlights of gorgeous ruby-garnet. Bold, yet supple, the big, smoky-earthy nose of ultra-ripe cherry and currant-like fruit gives way to a hint of tar and cracked black pepper, cedar, whiffs of liquorice, leather, and also plums and black cherries, followed by a  Continue Reading »

Italian Amarone with skins

Written on July 25, 2016 at 6:36 pm, by

Winexpert’s Selection Italian Amarone with Grape Skins is an intense, complex wine, with a wide array of flavours and aromas. Deep, nearly opaque red, this heavyweight exudes aromas of sour cherries, dark chocolate, stewed plums, dried fruits, anise, raisins, bitter almond, tobacco, leather and molasses, and has a spicy-earthy bittersweet finish that goes on and  Continue Reading »

French Merlot

Written on July 25, 2016 at 6:35 pm, by

Direct from the vineyards of southern France, this classic varietal is rich with ripe fruit and berry flavours, yet soft and elegant. Dry, full-bodied and deeply coloured, with a complex velvety taste accentuated with premium French oak. Medium Oak, Medium Body, Dry

Enigma

Written on July 25, 2016 at 6:35 pm, by

Introducing a bold, enigmatic blend from Selection.¬†Intense fruit aromas and notes of black cherry, coffee, chocolate and vanilla. Full bodied with a smooth, round finish.Food friendly, this wine pairs well with everything from pizza to pasta and is a great match for meats like ribs or chicken with sweet and sticky marinade. No Oak, Full  Continue Reading »

Chilean Pinot Noir

Written on July 25, 2016 at 6:08 pm, by

Winexpert’s Selection Chilean Pinot Noir is a bright ruby colour with delicate aromas of red berry flavours. Medium bodied and supple with a hint of herbiness, the mouth feel is very elegant with soft tannins and a subtle oak finish. Vibrant and food friendly, this wine is excellent with salmon, roast beef and lamb. Medium  Continue Reading »

Chilean Merlot

Written on July 25, 2016 at 6:08 pm, by

Powerful fruit and spice flavour, with mellow tannins for a supple finish. Deserves ageing, but will develop quicker than Cabernet Sauvignon and will stand up to the same food pairings. Medium Oak, Medium Body, Dry

Chilean Malbec

Written on July 25, 2016 at 6:07 pm, by

Winexpert’s Selection Chilean Malbec has an intense bouquet of damson plums, blackcurrant and violet aroma, which give way to a slight touch of hunting and leather notes. This richly purple coloured Malbec carries the plush texture of ripe tannins with long, soft flavours. Although it ages beautifully, firm tannins and mellow acidity allow this wine  Continue Reading »

Chilean Carmenere

Written on July 25, 2016 at 6:07 pm, by

Deep crimson, with dark cherry aroma, red fruits and berry notes running to a smoky, spicy finish with notes of dark chocolate and tobacco. With medium body and moderate tannins, Carmenre drinks well young and improves with age. Drink with grilled beef, pizza, or dark chocolate. Heavy Oak, Medium to Full Body, Dry

California Merlot

Written on July 25, 2016 at 5:43 pm, by

The plump, lush fruitness of this respected grape translates into a wine which perfectly balances berry and spice flavours with a smooth, supple texture. Mouth-filling and delicious; a standout with grilled meats. Medium Oak, Medium Body, Dry

California Cabernet Sauvignon

Written on July 25, 2016 at 5:36 pm, by

The noble California red grape. Rich in tannis, it produces a deep, full-bodied wine with intense aroma and flavour. A robust wine, perfect with red meat or wild game. Best when aged for several months. Medium Oak, Medium to Full Body, Dry

California Cabernet Merlot

Written on July 25, 2016 at 5:35 pm, by

This popular blend combines the plump, fruity, earlier ageing Merlot grape with the robust Cabernet Sauvignon grape for a powerful match. Medium Oak, Medium to Fall  Body, Dry